Columbia County Youth Theatre’s Performance Company presents Tall Tales and Heroes at The Crandell Theatre on Saturday, August 10th at Noon. This musical review, directed and choreographed by Danielle DeLamater, features six members of CCYT’s performance company. Tall Tales and Heroes explores how exaggeration can be used to convey a message or make a point. Audience members will meet well-known American folk heroes such as Davy Crockett, Calamity Jane, and Molly Pitcher who will highlight the idea that anyone can be a hero. This kid-friendly show is both informative and inspiring. Columbia County Youth Theatre presents Tall Tales and Heroes on Saturday, August 10 at The Crandell Theatre on Main Street in Chatham, NY at Noon. Admission is free. For more information please visit ccyt.org or call CCYT Producing Artistic Director Edgar Acevedo at (518) 821-2136.
European film series kicks off at Chatham’s Crandell Theater CHATHAM — A heavy metal-loving construction worker is fan hired to help build the world’s biggest statue of Christ — yes, bigger than Rio’s mountaintop mammoth — for a Polish village. He’s helping guide the giant Jesus head toward the statue’s neck. Suddenly, there’s a horrible accident. The young builder’s face is mutilated. Talented surgeons choose him to get Poland’s first face transplant. But the villagers’ reaction to his modern medical miracle is medieval. They think his transplant is against God’s will. Read the entire article.